- The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) members of the House of Representatives said Adeleke’s victory in senatorial election is ‘beginning of end of APC’
- The lawmakers said APC’s defeat in Osun last Saturday is a signal of a new beginning
- The PDP members said they have begun a counter-offensive that would sweep off APC in 2019 election
The People’s Democratic Party members of the House of Representatives has expressed their happiness and described the victory of its candidate in the just concluded Osun West senatorial election as a new era.
The PDP made this known in a statement issued by the House Minority Leader, Leo Ogor, Premium Times reports.
NAIJ.com recalls that Adeleke won in 10 out of the 11 local government areas in Osun West senatorial district, defeating his APC opponent, Mudashiru Hussein, with a total of 97, 280 votes.
The lawmakers said: ‘’APC’s defeat in Osun last Saturday is a signal of the beginning of the end of APC and we congratulate our new Senator, Ademola Adeleke, for leading the charge for demystification of Aregbesola and the deceitful promises that APC stands for; we have begun a counter-offensive that would sweep off APC in 2019.
“It was no surprise that while citizens acknowledge that an unprecedented number of Nigerians are losing their minds and committing killing themselves as a result of bad economic management by the APC government, it has remained pre-occupied with its usual degenerate propaganda.
“Undoubtedly, lack of solution to worsening unemployment, insecurity caused by herdsmen’s unchecked killing of people across the entire federation and the gross impunity with which opposition members are being hunted, raided and jailed will all facilitate a damning verdict for APC in 2019.
Meanwhile, NAIJ.com had reported that Osun state governor, Rauf Aregbesola, on Sunday July 9, congratulated the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate in the Saturday Osun West Senatorial bye-election, Dr. Ademola Adeleke, submitting that Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate in the Saturday Osun West Senatorial bye-election, Dr. Ademola Adeleke, submitting that “Osun people have spoken,” judging by the result of the poll.
Adeleke, the PDP flag bearer in the exercise, defeated his counterpart in the All Progressive Congress (APC), Senator Mudashiru Hussain, winning in 9 out of 10 local government areas in the senatorial district.
Watch this NAIJ.com TV Video of APC official telling why his party could be voted out in 2019: